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public international law
& dispute resolution

Public International Law

Dispute Resolution

Legal Practice

Nicolas Angelet has acted as counsel for states and corporations in international investment cases, and has represented international organizations, the Belgian Government and foreign states from the Americas, Africa and Europe, as well as corporate clients before domestic courts in Belgium and abroad, PCA inter-State arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of Justice, the UN Human Rights Committee and subsidiary organs of the UN Security Council.

“Nicolas’ analysis of complex legal issues has all the rigour of a top practitioner coupled with the technical background of an academic.” WWL

Research & Publications

Nicolas Angelet is professor International Law at ULB (Université libre de Bruxelles) and lecturer Investment Law at Uppsala University. He contributes to multiple publications and is a regular speaker/host/contributor at conferences worldwide.

“He always keeps an eye on the bigger picture, bringing key insights to the case and the strategy” WWL

Key facts

  • Member of the Brussels bar
  • Associate Tenant of Doughty Street Chambrers, London
  • Member of the ICSID panel of conciliators (appointed by Belgium)
  • Member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators (appointed by Burundi)
  • President of the Belgian Society of International Law
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Improving Access to Justice for All

On 7 and 8 March, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of European Union organised the 7th…

Nicolas Angelet joins Ghent University’s Law Faculty and GRILI

I'm thrilled to announce that I am joining Ghent University's Law Faculty and the Rolin-Jaequemyns…
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ITLOS advisory proceedings on the oceans and climate change

I had the privilege to appear on behalf of the Democratic Republic of the Congo…
is international law fair - Nicolas Angelet law

Is international law fair?

Is international law fair? I am very honoured to see my entry on ‘Fair and…

“Investment law and arbitration need orderly adaptation to the changing environment.”

The world has witnessed complex, transformative changes in recent years that significantly impact international investment…